ACI and IATA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop Smart Security (SmartS), which will be tested at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and London Heathrow. Read full article »
Automated border control SmartGate kiosks will be trialled for outbound passengers at Brisbane Airport, following high uptake among inbound travellers.
A total of 24 automated border control e-gates that make use of facial recognition technology have been installed at Lisbon Airport.
Montréal-Trudeau has become the third North American airport to install the new Automated Passport Control kiosks to help reduce queues at immigration. Read full article »
Vancouver Airport Authority has expanded its Automated Passport Control programme to include Canadian passport holders who are travelling to the US. Read full article »
Chicago Department for Aviation and U.S. CBP have officially launched the Automated Passport Control kiosks, which have reduced queuing times at Chicago O’Hare. Read full article »
Implementation of Global Entry, the United States’ customs and border protection programme for trusted travellers, will soon allow pre-approved US citizens to fast track security at Saudi Arabia’s airports. Read full article »
The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service has announced that the automated border control system, SmartGate, is now open to US Global Entry members. Read full article »